Gillian Anderson on the race to save the world's coral reefs
In this week's “What Do I Know?!” join Gillian in exploring the impact our changing climate is having on coral reefs.
In the episode, Gillian explains how it is possible to restore the essential ecosystems of coral through Biotechnology. However, as we’ll discover, this process is often painstakingly slow and complicated.
Can we reverse the destruction caused by the climate crisis and save our coral reefs?
Following on from today’s episode if you are wondering what you can do, or how you can protect our coral reefs, here are a few helpful tips:
Recycle and dispose of trash properly.
Minimize use of fertilizers.
Use environmentally-friendly modes of transportation.
Choose sustainable seafood. Learn how to make smart seafood choices at www.fishwatch.gov.
Volunteer. Volunteer in local beach or reef cleanups. If you don't live near the coast, get involved in protecting your watershed.
Additionally, if you’d like to read up on organisations supporting the preservation of coral reefs you can find them here: